(NEW YORK) -- As the United States heads into the fall and winter, questions are arising about whether the return of masks is needed to stem a potential COVID-19 surge. Evidence has shown COVID cases and hospitalizations tend to rise during the colder months when... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Cervical cancer is usually caused by human papillomavirus, a sexually transmitted infection so common nearly all sexually active men and women will get the virus in their lifetime, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Despite a widely available vaccine... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Last week monkeypox was declared a public health emergency in the U.S. and now with more than 8,900 confirmed cases of monkeypox, thousands of Americans are struggling with a defining feature of the condition, skin lesions. The classic skin lesions of monkeypox... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- An average of 38 children die every year in hot cars. Tuesday marked the 14th hot car death in the U.S. this year, a number that is expected to rise as heat waves continue across the country. These tragic deaths are 100% preventable "if... Read More.
(RICHMOND, Va.) -- News of the thwarted attack comes after seven people were killed and dozens more injured in a mass shooting at a July Fourth parade in a Chicago suburb on Monday. "There is no telling how many lives this hero citizen saved from... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Every year, approximately 38 children die from being left in a hot car, according to Kids and Cars Safety, a national nonprofit that tracks hot car deaths and aims to prevent vehicle-related risks to children and pets. As the U.S. heads into... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For years, doctors recommended people in their 50s start taking baby aspirin every day to protect against heart attacks and stroke. But in recent years, with new evidence of the possible harm of daily aspirin, health experts shifted those recommendations. In major... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As the world pushes to decrease its reliance on oil, especially amid the energy crisis exacerbated by Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the United Nations' climate panel is warning that existing fossil fuel infrastructure will need to be abandoned in order to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A year ago, Denmark culled thousands of minks in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 in mink farms and curb any potential threat of transmission back to humans. And just a few months ago, thousands of small animals, including hamsters... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday released its official public health guidance for the 2021 holiday season, offering up mostly general advice on how to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The recommendations urge people to get vaccinated ahead of the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- From Texas to Tehran, women have been fighting to protect their right to have an abortion -- some by taking over the streets and others by taking over social media. While a Texas law banning abortions after six weeks of pregnancy sparked... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Sleeping too much or too little each night can harm adults' brain performance, increase symptoms of depression and weight and raise the risk of Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study. The study, published in the journal JAMA Neurology, found that sleeping... Read More.